Bioxel Pharma Inc.
TSX VENTURE : BIP

Bioxel Pharma Inc.

July 15, 2008 09:54 ET

Bioxel Announces Issuance of Shares in Payment of Interests on 2002 Debentures

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Bioxel Pharma Inc. ("Bioxel" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:BIP) a leading manufacturer of taxane active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and developer of targeted oncology drugs, announces that it has elected to issue 743,836 common shares to Societe Innovatech Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches ("Innovatech") in payment of $74,384 of interest payable on July 14, 2008 on the $1,000,000 principal amount outstanding convertible debentures held by Innovatech. The debenture was issued on July 15, 2002 as part of a financing totalling $2,500,000 of principal amount of convertible debentures, of which $1,000,000 remains outstanding.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

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ABOUT BIOXEL PHARMA

Bioxel Pharma Inc. is an emerging leader in biopharmaceuticals, focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing taxane active pharmaceutical ingredients and proprietary products for improved cancer therapy. Taxanes are used in drug products for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, including psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease.

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